Samuel Jay Field
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 9½", Weight 182 lb.
- Debut May 19, 1875
- Final Game May 10, 1876
- Born October 12, 1848 in Philadelphia, PA USA
- Died October 28, 1904 in Sinking Spring, PA USA
His career may have been doomed by his .712 fielding percentage.
"Samuel J. Field, a Sinking Spring landlord, died to-day, aged 56. . . for 15 years (he) was one of the leading base ball players in this section of the country. He began his career as a player in Philadelphia in 1865, and was known as one of the best catchers of his time. . . he acquired fame in catching for 'Cherokee' Fisher. Later he was identified with the Actives, of Reading. Mr Field was a prominent fireman . . . for a period of years." - Sporting Life, Nov. 12, 1904